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Early cold beer sales lukewarm

Not many people headed to local stores to pick up cold beer at 7 a.m. when the beer legally went on sale but store managers are confident sales will heat up quickly. (September 19, 2013, Page 1)

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    Oxford OKs cold beer sales

    The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to remove a clause in the city ordinance that required beer and light wine to be sold at room temperature, allowing cold beer sales in Oxford from grocery stores and gas stations, seven days a week. (August 20, 2013, Page 1, 2)

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      Thesis traces history of beer laws in Oxford

      Oxford is set to vote Tuesday to allow cold beer, the first amendment since allowing beer to be sold in the city since 1972. The article examines the history of alcohol in Oxford since 1848. (August 19, 2013, Page 5A)

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        Lotto, housing and booze

        Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks offers a bit of information, entertainment and education as he looks into winning the big lottery, thinking about buying real estate in the area and the possibility of cold beer being offered at stores in Oxford. (August 9, 2013, Page 4A)

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          Cold beer – To be or not to be

          It remains to be seen which of several options could be adopted, but it does appear that beer sales laws are about to change in Oxford. Staff Writer Melanie Addington urges aldermen to consider one more change at the same time – allowing restaurants and bars to sell alcoholic beverages on all Sundays. (July 25, 2013, Page 4)

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            Sunday beer sales proposed

            While considering revamping city codes to allow cold beer and light wine sales in Oxford for the first time in 40 years appeared to be a progressive move for the Board of Aldermen, Alderman Janice Antonow gave the board more food — or beverage — for thought by suggesting the board also consider allowing off-site beer sales on Sundays. The board will consider their options during a public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 6. (July 24, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

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              Cold beer talk on tap Tuesday

              The Oxford Board of Aldermen will discuss whether or not it’s time to change the city’s ordinance and allow stores to sell cold beer at Tuesday’s meeting which begins at 6 p.m. at City Hall. (July 22, 2013, Page 1, 12)

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                Old issues await new city leaders

                News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at changes in city government and issues awaiting the mix of returning and new aldermen. In particular, he expects changes involving the sale of cold beer and downtown parking. (July 5, 2013, Page 4A)

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                  To be cold or not to be cold?

                  Lots of things have changed in Oxford during the last 40 years. One that hasn’t, however, is allowing retail stores to sell cold beer, and that’s something the alderman and mayoral candidates seemed to be in agreement about Tuesday night. Staff writer Melanie Addington takes a look at the issue of selling cold beer and wonders how long it will take city leaders to back up their words and change the law. (May 2, 2013, Page 4)

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                    Ward 6 candidates share views

                    The three candidate vying for the Ward 6 alderman seat met for a question-and-answer session with citizens Tuesday night at the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library for an hour. Read about their views on a variety of subjects in today’s EAGLE. (February 1, 2012, Page 1)

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